Island News

Port Blair, 19 Apr 2014/--/Thanks to the outlandishly baffled state of affairs in the Directorate of Shipping Services, scores of seafarers of the Isles have been robbed of their constitutional right to vote yet again...
Port Blair, 19 Apr 2014/--/Buoyed by two successive conduct of Monsoon fests, the local government is all set to sell raindrops to visitors, who visit these islands for sun, surf and sand and stay away during monsoon....
Port Blair, 19 Apr 2014/--/Pictures show the 3 Indonesian poachers and the fishing vessel, KM POPEYE 06 with 1-2 tons of fish apprehended by Indian Coast Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali off Meroe Island in the Great Nicobar...

West Bengal & Other States

Murshidabad (WB), 19 Apr 2014/--/Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today launched a scathing attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in the state saying that the women in Bengal were the worst sufferers despite having a lady chief minister. "Women in Bengal are the worst sufferers in...
Malda (WB), 19 Apr 2014/--/With Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi targeting her government for inaction on the Saradha ponzi scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today questioned what SEBI was doing and also targeted Union Finance Minister P Chidamabaram. "These money making...

Sports News

Pune, 19 Apr 2014/--/Chidi Edeh and Seiminlen Doungel scored two crucial goals in the second half to guide East Bengal to a 2-1 win over Pune FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune. Anthony D’Souza had...
Dubai, 19 Apr 2014/--/Putting up an all-round show, Royal Challengers Bangalore humbled defending champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in their IPL Twenty20 match at the Dubai International Stadium. After...

Hills (Darjelling) News

KALIMPONG, 19 Apr 2014/--/Teesta Bazaar, which was boiling in fury since Friday evening after a report of rape on a three-year old child spread, cooled down to some extent today after the accused was nabbed. Teesta...
KALIMPONG, 19 Apr 2014/--/The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh has strongly condemned the police firing on some Gorkhas in Manipur. They were protesting against the rape of a 13-year-old girl of their community. The accused,...
MIRIK, 19 Apr 2014/--/Gorkha National Liberation Front leader Arjun Rai has accused the GJM of fooling the people in spite of knowing quite clearly that a separate state of Gorkhaland cannot be formed at present....

National News

Nagaon/Malda, 19 Apr 2014/--/Rahul Gandhi today accused the BJP and Narendra Modi of being divisive like the British Raj, while ridiculing its Gujarat model and also attacking the Mamata Banerjee government in Bengal...
Mangaldoi/Nowgong (Assam), 19 Apr 2014/--/BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today alleged that the UPA Government has cheated the women of the country under the guise of the Nirbhaya Fund because not a...

Business News

Kolkata, 19 Apr 2014/--/State Bank of India, Kolkata Circle launched a special finance scheme for women entrepreneur in boutique business through a glittering product launch ceremony at the Galaxy Hall, Hotel Park...
New Delhi, 19 Apr 2014/--/Sony Music Entertainment and Zee Music Co Saturday announced a world-wide deal under which the global music major will manage all digital assets for the Indian firm's upcoming Bollywood...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 19 Apr 2014/--/The shortened trading week saw the key indices ending flat after a roller-coaster ride on the back of a host of domestic developments related to inflation, factory output and corporate earnings. The market succumbed to heavy profit-booking on the first two trading sessions on...

Reflex Action

19 Apr 2014/--/When Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency in 1975, the vast majority of Indian academics, intellectuals and media commentators protested. Barring a few publications like India Today, most newspapers carried sharply critical comments and truthful, horrifying accounts of the excesses per...

Political Delicacies

13 Apr 2014/--/Priyanka Gandhi may not be the Congress candidate against Narendra Modi but she is likely to campaign in Varanasi. Despite the overwhelming demand for fielding Priyanka against Modi, he...
30 Mar 2014/--/The Congress leadership is scared to face tough questions. The one-time press conference of the Congress top brass in five years was a tame affair, to say the least. The press conferenc...

North Bengal News

Malda, 19 Apr 2014/--/Barely a few hours after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took his attack to TMC and accused its involvement in the multi-crore chit fund scam, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee refuted his...
Malda, 19 Apr 2014/--/Congress vice president today while addressing a party meeting at Kadaran ground here in Samsi accused Trenamool Congress of being involved in the chit fund and TET scams. He also alleged TMC of...
Siliguri, 19 Apr 2014/--/Bhutan, India and Nepal, the three regional members comprising the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), have agreed on an initiative for a new trans-boundary...

Video News

Echo World

Kathmandu, 19 Apr 2014/--/Rescuers searched Mount Everest for bodies Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from an avalanche that killed at least 12 Nepalese guides in the deadliest...
Jindo (South Korea), 19 Apr 2014/--/The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board defended his decision to delay its evacuation, as divers today spotted bodies...

Editorial

19 Apr 2014/--/With the elections for the Darjeeling, Cooch-Behar, Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar constituencies having been held on Thursday, the first phase of polls in Bengal is over. The very high rate of polling of around 80 per cent will keep every party busy speculating whether it is a pro-or anti-incumbency voting and whether the entry of the BJP in the state’s politics as a force to be reckone...